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TRACECA And Iran Hold Talks

TRACECA and Iran hold talks

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) October 13, 2021 – Asset Assavbayev, TRACECA Secretary General and Seyed Abbas Mousavi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Iran to Azerbaijan, have held talks focusing on transport issues. Discussion issues were cargo transportation and containerization, digitalization, and improvement of border crossing procedures for cargo transportation along the routes of TRACECA member states. Iran, as a member state of the IGC TRACECA since
2009, is interested in international transport corridors linking Europe, the Caucasus and other Asian countries. Both parties are interested in the further development of the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC). At the meeting, Assavbayev said that the competitive tariffs provided by TRACECA countries will contribute to an increase of traffic in the region”, an opportunity for al members. The International North–South Transport Corridor (INSTC) is a 7,200-km-long, multi-mode network of ship, rail, and road route for moving freight between India, Iran, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Russia, Central Asia and Europe. The route primarily involves moving freight from India, Iran, Azerbaijan and Russia via ship, rail and road.[2] The objective of the corridor is to increase trade connectivity between major cities such as Mumbai, Moscow, Tehran, Baku, Bandar Abbas, Astrakhan, Bandar Anzali,  Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.

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